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St. Augustine quotes

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a Buddhist born in North America I can’t help but have some Judeo-Christian influence in my psychological make-up. I’ve learned to integrate the best of my upbringing with Buddhism rather than have an East-West philosophical battle constantly raging in my psyche. I’ve come to realize the most religions have a lot in common with […]

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Moving on from… having too much stuff

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having been a monk in earlier years I am accustomed to minimalism and simplicity. My days would be filled with activities associated with my buddhist faith and supporting others in their spiritual quests. While I was busy with all that I had little time for “getting and spending” (quotes from that poem often pop into my […]

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Songs About Moving on in Life

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably used music therapy often in your life. According to the American Music Therapy Association, music therapy is the clinical and deliberate use of music to accomplish specific healing goals. This could be planned therapy, in the case of using a trained music therapist, or unplanned. Most people […]

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“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” ― Lewis B. Smedes As with so many of our negative emotions — like holding a grudge — the person who holds the emotion is the one who is most affected by it. So, for instance, if I have been fired […]

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Letting Go

| March 13, 2014

The cause or the virtue that brings about authentic presence is emptying out and letting go. ~ Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche It is not easy to comment on a meditation master‘s words and how they relate to the process of moving on but here goes: Here I take “authentic presence” to mean the real you, or […]

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